Jacqueline Masumian

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Jacqueline Masumian grew up in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio, and currently lives in Connecticut. She has enjoyed careers as actress, performing arts manager, and landscape designer, and now writes short stories, blogs, and mini-reviews. Her stories have appeared in Five on the Fifth, Brilliant Flash Fiction, and Thrice Fiction, among others. Her website is jacquelinemasumian.com.

Average rating: 4.42 · 43 ratings · 21 reviews · 2 distinct works
Nobody Home: A Memoir

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Miss Portland - A Fine Novel

Miss Portland Miss Portland by David Ebenbach

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Phenomenal is one way to describe this novel. Extraordinary is another. In Miss Portland David Ebenbach reaches so deeply into the heart and mind of a young woman struggling with mental illness, the reader becomes enthralled.

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My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
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Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
" Yeah, I've been holding off on this one, having heard mixed reviews. I think you've convinced me to take a pass. "
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Moon Trees and Other Orphans by Leigh Camacho Rourks
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This little book of short stories is packed with colorful characters, many of whose lives are sadly on the wrong track. Set in the deep South, the bayou country of Louisiana, most of the stories focus on young adults who have been abandoned by one or ...more
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The Body by Bill Bryson
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Journey of a JuBu by Blaine Langberg
Journey of a JuBu
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"From my new favorite teacher, sociologist, writer, wisdom teacher Bertice Berry. Listen and contemplate.   Here's my contemplation:   More and more I think that at the root of our problems is a lack of imagination: if something has not happened to..." Read more of this blog post »
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Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
Ask Again, Yes
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All I can say is, this is one terrific story! A tale of two New York families and a tragic incident that pulls them apart, Ask Again, Yes has all the elements a reader craves - beautiful writing, fascinating authentic characters, and a plot that carr ...more
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Ian Fleming
“Never say 'no' to adventures. Always say 'yes,' otherwise you'll lead a very dull life.”
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“I feel free and strong. If I were not a reader of books I could not feel this way.”
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“We are surrounded by story.”
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